Best Practices in Service Learning

A Guide for Instructors and Academic Chairs Service learning enables students to address needs in their community as part of an academic course. Service learning integrates the practice of volunteerism with educational objectives. There are countless benefits for students who participate in service learning opportunities. Students learn to exercise leadership and develop transferable skills like [...]

By |2019-01-24T09:52:59-05:00January 24th, 2019|Campus Resources, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Strengthening Communities: The “What” and “How” of Service Learning

Service learning has surged in popularity at high school and college campuses across the country. Sharon Shields of Vanderbilt University has boldly stated that service learning is “one of the most significant teaching methodologies [that is] gaining momentum on many campuses.” Before implementing your own program, instructors need to know two important things: what is [...]

By |2017-04-12T13:09:00-05:00April 11th, 2017|Campus Resources|0 Comments

Four tips that will help you recruit college volunteers

If a nonprofit is located near a community college or university, it has some built-in advantages. College students are energetic, enthusiastic, and bright young people who are eager to gain experience while making a difference in the world. In fact, 33% of volunteers identify “professional networking and development” as motivating factors for working with a [...]

By |2017-02-09T11:09:43-05:00January 20th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources|6 Comments
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